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Nalanda museum
Established in 1917, Nalanda museum is the major attraction of the state of Bihar. It has counted as the main site of UNISCO and it is housed with a large number of antique items compassing manuscripts, seals, and statues. It has showcased itself as the background complex of Buddhist culture and learning. It has four galleries having 13463 antiquities and 349 displays. The figures and verses kept in this museum are made of stone, bronzes, stucco and terracotta. These sculptors and paintings are totally related to Buddhist faith and beliefs belonging to Jaina or Hindu religion.

The key gallery has sixteen sculptures to display which is simply worth-mentioning. Trailokya Vijay, Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara, Maitreya, Buddha in Varad, Dharmachakra and Bhumisparsh posture, Samantbhadra, Parshvanath and Nagaraj are the main attraction on the key floor. Besides it, many other significant pictures are Buddha in varad mudra, miracle of Sravasti, Surya, Lakshmi, Ganesh, Shiva-Parvati, Kuber and Rishabhanath placed on the key floors.

The huge displays of ninety-three examples of sculptures have been exhibited in the third floor. Some important pictures belonging to Buddhist are Bodhisattava padmapani, Buddha in earth touching posture, depiction of a Buddhist temple, two images of Buddha in boon giving posture, Tara, Prajnaparmita, Loknath etc.

The ruins of Nalanda Stupa of Sariputta Surya Temple
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